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re: Jobs in Tanzania

Discussion in 'Career clinic' started by kzahabi53, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. kzahabi53

    kzahabi53 New commenter

    Hi TheoGriff

    I am from England and have recently studied Psychology and a PGCE (14+) and I am now currently living in Tanzania. I am looking for Psychology/Sociology teaching job opportunities here however, I am not getting what I want.

    What do you think I should do? Start with something small in a primary school i.e. a teaching assistant and work my way up or be patient and wait a month or so?
  2. CWadd

    CWadd Star commenter


    Bit of a problem as psychology is a very niche subject. I did know of a psychology graduate who became a Science teacher, but she had to work extremely hard to show she had good knowledge.

    First - have you got a Visa that allows you to work?

    You can't start as a TA in a primary and "work your way up" - they are two completely different systems. As for being patient - there are either vacancies or there are not.

    It would help if you gave a bit more context - how long are you in Tanzania for?
  3. kzahabi53

    kzahabi53 New commenter

    Schools offer a work permit to work in Tanzania. Also, I am now living in Tanzania for good.
  4. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter


    Hullo there @kzahabi53 .

    I suggest that you ask this question on the Teaching Overseas forum, where they are more likely to have recent experience of this.

    Best wishes

  5. mcbuk

    mcbuk New commenter

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